Autocar's new cars list gives you all the information on 2018's new arrivals, rounding up all the new models going on sale in the UK

We're most of the way through 2018, and it has proven to be another exciting year for cars, with plenty more to come in the dying months of the year. We're welcomed new entrants into every major segment, and that ever-growing flock of SUVs continues to surge.

Here is your one-stop shop for keeping up-to-date with what's coming when in the car industry. 

October 2018

November 2018

December 2018

Early 2019

New Cars Coming in 2018:

October

Cupra Ateca

296bhp fast SUV is the first to arrive in its segment. It won't be alone for long, though...

Dallara Stradale

Motorsport outfit is to produce its first ever road car - it'll cost around £163,000 for UK customers when the first examples arrive in October.

Honda HR-V facelift

Honda's small SUV gets a new nose and upgraded interior, as well as a new turbocharged petrol engine borrowed from the Jazz Sport and updated 1.6-litre diesel.

Land Rover Discovery SVX

Mud-plugging SVX promises go-anywhere ability with a 517bhp V8 engine thrown in for good measure.

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Lister LFT-666

Devilishly powerful reworked Jaguar F-Type has been renamed from its original Thunder to be more welcoming of the F-Pace-based LFP SUV. 

Maserati Ghibli Ribelle

Very limited Ghibli gets 200-unit production run, exclusive paint and red accents. 

November

Audi Q3

Audi's smallest SUV is now the Q2, so the Q3 has had some growing up to do. And that it has - Audi claims that the car is more practical, better equipped and more grown up in its styling than before. 

BMW 8 Series

BMW's new flagship with a not-so-new name. This version will actually get the supercar-baiting M8, though. Six and eight-cylinder petrols and diesels for the rest of the range, and a V12 coming later.

Kia Ceed Sportswagon

A Ceed with a bigger boot than a BMW 5 Series Touring. Follows the lead of the new Ceed, with upgraded driver assistance systems too.  

Kia Sportage hybrid

The facelifted Sportage arrives soon, with a 48V mild hybrid variant of its best-selling SUV. Unlike other mild hybrids, it'll be a diesel.

McLaren Senna

Woking's latest Ultimate Series hypercar is a £750,000, 789bhp track-friendly weapon. Bad news if you want one - they're all sold.

Morgan EV3

Morgan's three-wheeled, first full-electric series production car gets a range of 120 miles, and will be available to customers from late 2018.

Skoda Fabia facelift

Skoda's supermini gets a new look, new tech, new interior and - gasp - no diesels. 

December

Audi A1

Audi's aiming squarely for Mini with the new A1, which moves to MQB for greater refinement, handling and quietness.

Audi RS5 Sportback

Same 444bhp engine and 125lb ft hike, but now available in five-door Sportback form.

Audi SQ8

Hot hybrid version of Audi's future flagship SUV. 

Audi TT facelift

Audi's iconic small sports car drops diesel and some powertrains to be solely 2.0-litre petrol-powered. More generous equipment and a subtle styling refresh also feature.

BMW i3 update

BMW's i3 is now electric-only, with the range extender version deemed unnecessary with the longer-range updated version in town.

BMW X5

Up to 600bhp in M-badged form, but entirely more conventional down the rest of the range. Gets a more X7-like look - could be divisive.

Citroën C5 Aircross

Citroën's Nissan Qashqai rival arrives at the end of the year, with the brand's Progressive Hydraulic Cushions suspension. Another with a hybrid version to follow.

Ford Ranger Raptor

Ford's first UK-bound Raptor model gets a 210bhp four-cylinder diesel with 369lb ft, heaps of on-road presence and fearsome off-road ability.

Honda CR-V hybrid

Honda's back on the hybrid hype after cutting the Insight some years ago with a petrol-electric CR-V. 

Infiniti QX50

The first car with a variable compression ratio engine, Infiniti promises all the talents of petrol with all the efficiency of diesel. Eureka. 

Kia e-Niro

Soft launch for Kia's second EV, with the Niro EV going on sale as a powertrain option, rather than an all new model. 

Kia Proceed

A Ceed Sportswagon-cum-coupé with a smaller boot than the 'real' Ceed Sportswagon. Part of Kia's design-led approach; an SUV is also coming. 

Mercedes-AMG GT facelift

A power hike is certain, although it'll likely not match the E63 S's 603bhp. Exterior tweaks will be ever so subtle. 

Mercedes-Benz GLE

Mercedes' mid-sized SUV will arrive in time for Christmas. The 4.0-litre AMG 63 won't. 

Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Another brand's 'first' SUV, although you can bet your Phantom that this'll be bigger and more expensive than any of those. 

Seat Tarraco

Seat's seven-seater is the brand's flagship, now Cupra is a thing of its own. Similar packaging to the Skoda Kodiaq and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, but with some Seat hallmark styling.

Skoda Kodiaq vRS

Another entrant into the fast SUV market, this time it's Skoda throwing its name into the mix. A diesel engine with lots of torque is under the bonnet. 

Subaru Forester facelift

Rock-solid SUV gets the same treatment as the Outback, with interior tweaks taking precedent over minor exterior changes. 

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR

Hardcore version of Volkswagen's seventh-generation hot hatchback gets 286bhp and 272lb ft, and is inspired by the race-going TCR GTI.

Volkswagen Passat facelift

Venerable Volkswagen estate and saloon will be facelifted at the end of 2018. Expect the usual raft of efficiency, interior and exterior revisions. 

Volvo V60 R-Design

Roomier, sportier load-lugger goes up against Audi A4 Avant S-Line and BMW 3 Series Touring M Sport.

Volvo V60 Cross Country

Roomier, more rugged load-lugger goes up against Audi A4 Allroad and other off-road-friendly estates.

Volvo XC40 Twin Engine

Volvo's plug-in hybrid small SUV is coming from the fourth quarter onwards, with the brand's 1.5-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine mated to a supplementary electric motor. An EV arrives in 2019.

Early 2019

Alpina XD3

Alpina sticks two fingers up to the ever-forecast death of diesel with a 323bhp, 516bhp six-cylinder diesel SUV. Europeans get two more chargers, 55 more horses and 52lb ft more than the Brits, though.

Ariel Atom

Fourth-generation Atom gets Honda Civic Type R power, slingshotting itself (and the driver) to 62mph in 2.8sec. It's been subject to a ground-up rebuild.

Audi E-Tron

In a thoroughly modern Clash of the Titans, Audi will take on Jaguar in the electric market, with the E-Tron going up against Jag's I-Pace.

Audi SQ2

Audi's Mini Countryman rival gets a 296bhp version of the S3's turbo four-pot engine, and will do battle with the BMW X2 M35i when sales start early next year.

Bentley Flying Spur

Bentley's Continental-GT-with-a-boot arrives early next year. Expect the same engine setup as the Continental - W12 first, then V8, then PHEV. 

BMW 3 Series

Renewed 3 Series looks to topple the Mercedes-Benz C-Class from market dominance, with a revitalised take on driving dynamics and more tech. 

BMW 7 Series facelift

BMW's biggest saloon adjusts its business suit to remain competitive with the refreshed Mercedes-Benz S-Class and new Audi A8

BMW X2 M35i

The first four-cylinder M-car is a 302bhp rival to the upcoming Audi SQ2 and Cupra Ateca. Are hot SUVs the new hot hatches?

BMW X3 M

The hot SUV brigade will gain a new entrant hailing from Munich when the X3 M arrives. Beware, Porsche Macan Turbo and Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio.

BMW X7

BMW's giant, Range Rover-rivalling SUV will be a seven-seat SUV, offered in xDrive30d, xDrive40i and xDrive50i flavours initially. More powertrains will follow. 

BMW Z4

“We wanted a Z4 with more dynamic capabilities, one that was sporty and precise. A pure roadster, a pure driving machine,” says BMW's driving dynamics expert. Sounds promising..

DS 7 Crossback E-Tense

Biggest DS SUV will get a plug-in hybrid powertrain shared with the Peugeot 5008 and upcoming plug-in Citroën C5 Aircross. Name derives from DS's electric supercar concept.

Ford Ranger Raptor

The UK's first Raptor pickup gets a 210bhp, 369lb ft diesel engine for going extra quickly between building sites.

Honda NSX facelift

Facelift aims to improve the hybrid supercar's handling, as well as comfort and emissions.

Honda HR-V facelift

1.6-litre diesel and 1.5-litre turbo petrol variants come with revised styling and tweaked interior.

Hyundai i30N Fastback

Hyundai's fast fastback is coming, with all the talents of the hatchback and a little more practicality. 

Hyundai Nexo

The UK's first second-generation hydrogen fuel cell car arrives with a fleet of improvements over the ix35 Fuel Cell and a name all of its own.

Jeep Wrangler

New Wrangler gets 2.0-litre petrol and 2.2-litre diesel engines, and the usual boxy styling and off-road prowess. 

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

It's been spotted under development more times than just about anything else, and arrives early next year with the promise of better comfort, connectivity and a petrol-electric hybrid.

Land Rover Range Rover Velar SVR

Sister car to the Jaguar F-Pace gets a performance-focused SVR variant. 542bhp and 502lb ft of torque, in case you're wondering. 

Lamborghini Aventador SV J

Italian car maker is developing a new version of its hardcore V12 supercar; takes aero influence from Huracán Performante.  

Lexus ES

Lexus's BMW 5 Series rival, the GS, has been replaced with the ES, borrowed from non-UK markets. It promises a greater driving focus and different design. 

Lexus UX

Another new small SUV - the UX takes Lexus into competition with the Volvo XC40, Jaguar E-Pace and Audi Q3. Prices start from £29,900, and deliveries begin in March. 

Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door Coupé

Porsche Panamera-baiting AMG-specific model can cover 0-62mph in 3.2sec and hit 196mph in range-topping guise. 

Mercedes-AMG A35

A-Class warm hatch will fight the Audi S3 saloon and ever-rumoured full-fat BMW 1 Series M, if the latter ever happens. 

Mercedes-Benz A-Class plug-in hybrid

A-Class PHEV will face the Volkswagen Golf GTE in a growing class of plug-in hatchbacks.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class saloon

A-Class saloon will fight the Audi RS3 saloon and ever-rumoured BMW 1 Series saloon, if the latter ever comes to Europe. AMG versions to follow.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Mercedes will persevere with its posh people-carrier as the B-Class enters its third generation in a market where MPV sales are tumbling.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class plug-in hybrid

Mercedes' electrification push continues in 2019 with another plug-in - the top-selling C-Class will get a PHEV powertrain.

MG HS

MG hasn't yet confirmed the HS for the UK, but with its introduction in China in recent months, as well as the GS's replacement due in early 2019, the timings line up eerily well. 

MG ZS Electric

MG's first EV is coming in the form of an electrified ZS, which will rival the Kia Niro EV and Hyundai Kona Electric. Given its likely bargain price, don't expect the same range as the others.

Peugeot 208

Peugeot's supermini is getting an electric variant for its next generation, the launch of which has been pushed back until early next year.  

Peugeot 508 SW

The Peugeot saloon has its verve back, so the estate is expected to have the same return to form. Hybrid flagship will be expensive, mind. 

Polestar 1

Volvo's sporting offshoot brand will bring its first car - a 600bhp hybrid coupé - to the UK in early 2019, after first appearing at the Frankfurt motor show in 2013 as the Volvo Concept Coupé

Renault Alaskan

The Renault Alaskan has already been pushed back once, but Renault's first pick-up is pencilled in for launch in the coming months. 

Renault Clio

France's best-selling car enters its fifth generation next year, with a raft of tech upgrades to make it the most advanced on the market. 

Renault Kadjar facelift

Renault's Nissan Qashqai rival gets the subtlest of visual tweaks, although more attention has been paid to the interior. There's a new 1.3-litre petrol engine, too.

 

Mercedes-AMG GT four-door Coupé

600bhp launch version will eventually sit below a super-hybrid with 805bhp. We smell a 'Ring record attempt.

Skoda Rapid

Skoda's killing off the Rapid name as it reinvents its Ford Focus rival as a more credible alternative to the Volkswagen Golf than today's Fabia-based liftback and hatch. 

Suzuki Jimny

The new Jimny has charmed the world with its micro-mud-plugger looks and retro charm. Sales are already promising too, before deliveries even begin next year... 

Suzuki Vitara facelift

Refreshed 'other' Suzuki SUV gets new 1.0-litre and 1.4-litre engines, as well as a slick new look.

Toyota Corolla

It's back! As the Auris dies, Toyota fills its space with the more visually dramatic Corolla. First arrivals are early next year. 

Toyota Camry

It's back! As the Avensis dies, Toyota fills its space with the plush Camry. First arrivals are early next year. 

TVR Griffith

It's back! Need we say more? Ok - the three figures that matter most - it's got 500bhp, starts at £90,000 and weighs 1250kg. 

Volkswagen T-Cross

We know roughly what to expect from it, from looking at the T-Roc. Styling in early shots shows that it may be something of a departure from its slightly larger brother, though.

Volvo S60

Volvo's BMW 3-Series rival will be the first under the brand's new no-diesel strategy.

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14 April 2017
The Jaguar I-Pace is probably the most interesting car in the UK this year. The first evidence of the seismic shift that Tesla is creating in the market, but also a great symbol of the energy and foresight of the Jaguar team. Maybe it will be better than the Model X?

Globally the Tesla Model 3 will be the big news IMHO.

Looking forward, it will be fascinating to see how Porsche transitions the 911, one of the most iconic vehicles ever, to hybrid power.

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Will it look like all the others - or like the concept which screams 'Ferrari' - and is there anyone still left who hasn't yet jumped on to the SUV bandwagon with something big and ugly?

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